Coronavirus has ‘heartbreaking’ impact on family-owned funeral home chain
Jim Shirley is one small-business executive who isn’t worried about a decline in business during the pandemic. If anything, he’s worried about a surge.Read More
Fast-growing Office360 acquires Kentucky office-supply firm
The acquisition of 65-year-old Cardinal Workplace Solutions is the 10th for Office360 since its launch in 2008 and will help the company expand its footprint in Kentucky and Ohio.Read More
Family-owned Beck’s unfazed by multinational seed rivals
A seed is an appropriate metaphor for Beck’s Hybrids, while its competitors in the fast-consolidating farm-seed industry might be compared to the towering plant in Jack and the Beanstalk.Read More
Two of Indy’s leading actors gave up lucrative careers in movies, TV and commercials to make a new life for themselves in central Indiana.
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway was not for sale before the Nov. 3 death of Mari Hulman George—the matriarch of IMS and IndyCar Series parent Hulman & Co. And it’s not now.
Aaron Marshall has used his passion to fuel his business—and the result is Naptown Thrift, a vintage clothing store specializing in the 1980s and 1990s.
Westport Homes has made a rare find: 33 acres of largely undeveloped land on West 64th Street in Washington Township. Until July, it was the home of Grandview Stables for more than six decades.
The local family-run company specializing in home security and smart-home technology has grown 20 percent each of the past two years, with $600 million in revenue projected for 2018.
Most of the company’s current business focus—and the majority of its revenue—comes from readers.
A K-9 officer for the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department and his wife have completed a $2.1 million expansion of their 15-year-old kennel and animal-care business.
The local car dealerships Hoosiers have long visited when shopping to buy a set of wheels could bear new names in coming years as aging owners look to sell off their businesses.
This year, Indianapolis’ largest car wash chain—which is also one of the nation’s largest—marks its 70th anniversary. Sort of.
The 62-year-old company is joining the trash heap of failed appliance and electronics retailers, done in by a long list of problems—including overexpansion and a collapse in sales of consumer electronics.
In less than two years, locally based Raw Paws Pet Inc. has transformed from a regional delivery company into a full-fledged e-commerce firm delivering in 48 states.
Four of the family’s five local businesses operate out of downtown Carmel—and Chuck Lazzara and his son are pursuing a $20 million mixed-use development called Monon & Main.
Thanks to a savvy tax-avoiding maneuver by late track owner Anton “Tony” Hulman Jr., his descendants appear poised to lead the Indianapolis Motor Speedway into the next era.
Seeing Madeleine and Lilly Jurkiewicz backstage before a performance, you might think they are preparing for a college talent night. But the sisters are launching a tour in support of their third album, one that could make the difference between a future as an indie niche act or a breakout success.